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One Liners of the Day, 09 October 2021

Important day

  • Theme of 2021 World Post Day (9 October) – “Innovate to recover”.
  • Theme of World Migratory Bird Day (second Saturday in May and second Saturday in October) observed on 9 October 2021 - “Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!”.

Defence

  • Indian Air Force celebrated its ____ Anniversary on 8 October 2021 - 89th.

Economy

  • Current Repo Rate of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - 4 percent.
  • Reverse Repo rate - 3.35 percent.
  • Projected Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation for the financial year 2021-22 - 5.3 percent.
  • Projected real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for FY 2021-22 - 9.5 percent.
  • _____ announced a new scheme on retail digital payments solutions in the offline mode that enable digital payments even in remote places where internet connectivity is either absent or barely available - Reserve Bank of India.

International

  • On 08 October 2021, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and _____’s Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster for academic collaboration in India’s traditional medicine systems - Croatia.
  • On 7 October 2021, India officially joined ‘______’, a group of more than 70 countries aims to promote an international agreement to protect at least 30 % the of world's land and ocean by 2030 - High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People (HAC).
  • On 7 October 2021, the Ministry of Textiles (India) and _____ signed an agreement to implement a project on sustainability and value addition in the cotton economy - Germany’s GIZ.

National

  • India’s _____ has entered into a strategic partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on research and programmes around agriculture and food security, nutrition, climate change adaptation, community resilience building and sustainable livelihoods in India - M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai.
  • On 08 October 2021, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in - Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • On 08 October 2021, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala, launched the River Ranching Programme at - Brijghat, Garh Mukteshwar, Uttar Pradesh.
  • A port mobile application launched by Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways - MyPortApp.
  • Indian Chamber of commerce (ICC) commences its initiative India Startup Week, a weeklong interactive session for investors, State Government, and startups from - 4 October 2021.
  • Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched the _____ to raise awareness about Mental Health as a part of the Mental Health Awareness Week observed from 5th to 10th October - Green Ribbon Initiative.
  • App developed by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) to help individuals in the community who may be experiencing distress/common mental health concerns - MindNotes app.

Person in News

  • Winners of ‘2021 Nobel Peace Prize’ - Maria Ressa (Philippines) and Dmitry Muratov (Russia).
  • Recipient of the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2021 - Salil Panigrahi (the Maldives).

Sports

  • After winning silver medal in women's 57 kg category at Oslo in Norway, India’s _____ has scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in the World Wrestling Championships - Anshu Malik.

State Current Affairs

  • Assam Power Generation Corporation Limited’s (APGCL) 120MW Lower Kopili Hydro Electric Project is being constructed at - Longku (Dima Hasao district).

Science & Technology

  • A screening test kit for early detection of Silicosis and silico-tuberculosis was jointly developed by ______, National Institute for Occupational Health, Ahmedabad and ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune - Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR).

General Knowledge

  • International Maritime Organization (IMO) – Founded: 17 March 1948; Headquarters: London, United Kingdom.
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – Founded: 17 May 1865; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) – Founded: 15 March 2006; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – Founded: 17 November 1966; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.
  • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) – Founded: 22 December 1999; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) – Founded: 1997; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.

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